Mount Athos Cruise
The excursion starts at 8:00 am from the central square of Asprovalta.
After making a short stop to view the castle of Stagira in Olympiada, where the great philosopher Aristotels was born, we continue to the city of Ouranoupolis, which means City of Heaven in Greek language. Then we board on the ship so the 3 hours cruise can be started. The ship heads to the southwestern part of the peninsula and in aprox. 10 min, it reaches the sea-borders of the monastic state and its territory.
During the cruise we are able to view around 8 monasteries and small villages where group of monks live in every house. Also on board you can do your shopping and take photos of yourselves on the ship’s bridge with the Captain.
After we return in Ouranoupolis, around 1:30 pm we have 2 hours free time for lunch, coffee or swimming, before we take the bus that will return us to Asprovalta around 05:30 pm.
Ask reception for more information.